LASHKARGAH (PAN): A gunman wearing an Afghan police uniform shot dead three British soldiers at point-blank range at a checkpoint in southern Helmand province, the British Ministry of Defence confirmed on Monday.
LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four civilians were killed when a motorcycle they were riding on hit a roadside bomb, the Taliban’s weapon of choice, in southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James N. Miller, who arrived on a brief visit to southern Helmand province, on Thursday met with American troops and the provincial governor in Lashkargah.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): A private company is developing an integrated township with all modern facilities in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand. The scheme, when completed, will house 30,000 people.
LASHKARGAH/ TIRINKOT (PAN): Police on Thursday shot dead a suicide bomber, armed with explosives, before he reached his target in the southern Helmand province, while his accomplice was detained in central Uruzgan province.
LASHKARGAH/KABUL (PAN): Twenty-eight insurgents and two civilians were killed and scores of others wounded in separate incidents of violence across the country over the past 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.